effects of broken homes on students academic performance in senior secondary school

Effects Of Broken Homes On Students Academic Performance In senior Secondary School In Gwagwalada AreaCouncil FCT

Many psychologist such as Fraser (1959) Newton (1970) and Davghas (1968) viewed that, home environment has a great influence on individual’s general development. This can be perfectly elucidated that environment influences every facts of an individual’s development. These facts can be social, academic and Continue reading effects of broken homes on students academic performance in senior secondary school

The Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students in University

The Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students in University of Abuja

                                                    CHAPTER ONE

                                                INTRODUCTION

  • Background to the Study

Education is a process through which individual acquires skills, competencies, and attitude. It is the right of every child to be educated, be it traditional or western. Thus, education has been regarded as culture to man, people and the nation of the world at large. This explains why man has to educate himself and his offspring in the society. Poverty is one of the factors militating against man Continue reading The Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students in University

Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students

The Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students in University of  Abuja    

                                                       CHAPTER ONE

                                                        INTRODUCTION

  • Background to the Study

Education is a process through which individual acquires skills, competencies, and attitude. It is the right of every child to be educated, be it traditional or western. Thus, education has been regarded as culture to man, people and the nation of the world at large. This explains why man has to educate himself and Continue reading Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students

Vee-mapping instructional strategy on students’ academic achievements in biology

The Effects of Vee-Mapping instructional Strategy On Students’ Attitude and Academic Achievements in Biology in Senior Secondary Schools

Background to the Study

Science Education is the bedrock of any nation’s development. The more scientifically literate populace a nation has, the stronger the nation will be. According to Abbas (2010), any nation with priority in science and technology education will, among other things, improve its economic growth substantially; hence reduce the impact of the menace due to global economic crisis. Science and technology provide the best brains, first class professionals and exemplary technocrats to transform Nigeria into a great country. Continue reading Vee-mapping instructional strategy on students’ academic achievements in biology

SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ READING HABITS

SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ READING HABITS FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

Abstract

This work is titled “A Study of Gwagwalada Area Council Senior Secondary Schools’ Reading Habits for Academic Achievements.” it was carried out in order to proffer probable solution to the various reading habits formed by students of senior secondary schools which hinder their academic achievements and which also cause mass failure in their external examinations like WASSCE/ NECO. The study is set out among other things to look into the numerous ways to improve students’ reading habit for academic per excellence both in and out of the Senior Secondary Education. This was done by looking into the various concepts of teaching reading and ways by which the problems faced by Senior Secondary Schools students could be eradicated for this purpose, sets of vocabulary method, language development method and test were used to elicit the information needed. The responses gathered from the test were analyzed using simple percentages and mean scores. The statistical tools were simple mean, percentage and t-test. The data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics, that is, variables, frequency and percentages. The findings suggest that the scope could be widened in future to cover a large number of places within the geopolitical zone of the FCT. Shared reading might be the key that is needed to unlock the reading process of senior secondary school students who are showing signs of reading failure. Researcher also suggested that the senior secondary schools teachers and even tertiary institution should be trained through various workshops in the use of shared reading in their classrooms. In view of the findings of this study, some recommendations were made, which are; the policy makers should give more attention to reading in the school curriculum, improve language Arts methods curriculum, and hence improve the teaching of reading generally. Parents should share stories with their wards at home to scaffold their reading development before they enroll in school. Readers’ club should be encouraged and there should also be a committee to monitor and supervise reading and reading related activities in our schools.
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Jigsaw Technique On Students Reading Achievement In English Language

 The Effect Of Jigsaw Technique On Students Reading Achievement In English Language 

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study

The secondary school level in Nigeria prepares a student for tertiary education and also to adapt positively in the society. This is to say that subjects, which the student learns at this level serve as a good foundation for his/her tertiary education. One of such subjects is English Language, which is the Language used in teaching other subjects. Therefore, one could say that if students are adequately taught English Language, they may perform better in other subjects. Continue reading Jigsaw Technique On Students Reading Achievement In English Language